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clear sap on squash/cucumbers

Is this from a squash bug or what? Also, please advise on what to do. Thank you!!
 
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I suspect aphids.
 

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Where is this? On the fruit? On the leaves? On the plants stems?
 

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I was just thinking, this morning as I picked an armload of cukes, how the spikes on cucumbers looked so very much like little hardened blobs of sap.

Without a better description of what you are seeing, RealTea, is is pretty hard to give much of an answer or propose a response.

If, as Mumsey suggests, it's aphids, give the plants a good squirt with the hose to wash them off. Aphids generally have a hard time getting back to the plant once they have been knocked off. Hang in there, the Lady Bug cavalry should arrive soon.
 
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Aphids sometimes leave behind honeydew for the ants.
 
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The honeydew from aphids is like a sticky film all over the leaves, fruit, everything, depending how bad the infestation is.
 

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I think I figured it out...was reading further on the bacterial infection for squashes and it makes the plant secrete it it says. Which makes sense since I didn't see aphids or insects. Thank you all for your help!
 
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